Category Archives: Community Centre (transitional)

Views on St Albans centre use sought

The St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA) wants better use to be made of the transitional centre at 1047 Colombo Street and is surveying residents’ and past users’ views on the centre.

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SARA presses community needs in annual plan submission

The St Albans Residents Association (SARA) wants the house in Caledonian Road bought by the city council in 2010 for community use to be used to house homeless community groups and makes this point in its submission to the draft … Continue reading

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Transitional centre deemed a hazard

The old community centre was an earthquake hazard, red stickered in 2010 and later demolished and now apparently the transitional St Albans Community Centre has been deemed a hazard by the very body that has been tasked with looking after … Continue reading

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Herb garden at transitional St Albans Centre

A herb garden has been planted at the transitional St Albans Community Centre at 1047 Colombo Street.

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Library back at centre (for 90 minutes)

It’s the post quake version of the Mobile Library and it will be at the St Albans Community Centre on Mondays from 10am to 11.30am.

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News Advertiser turns spotlight on SARA and CCC

All is not sweetness and light between the Christchurch City Council and the St Albans Residents Association and this negativity is being picked up in the local print media, this time in a frontpage article by the News Advertiser on … Continue reading

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Computer bus to visit St Albans

Dora, the computer training bus, operated by the Computers in Homes scheme, is going to be parked at the transitional community centre at 1047 Colombo St around Thursday lunchtime as part of a promotional tour around the city.

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Centre open for bookings

The transitional community centre now has its certificate of compliance and is fit for public use. An event hosted by the Christchurch City Council on Monday, September 25 as a followup to discussions in St Albans earlier in the year, … Continue reading

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Communities not wanted in centre?

St Albans community groups are welcome to use the transitional St Albans centre for a couple of hours every now and then but they won’t be able to “settle” in the centre or build their communities from there. And some … Continue reading

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Lions Den opening on Wednesday

Known affectionately and locally as the Lions Den, the more correctly titled transitional St Albans Community Centre will be opened on Wednesday by Lions International Foundation Chairman Wing-Kun Tam and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker.

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